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Keeping a Lookout

Keeping a Lookout.  The following article from The American Boating Association discusses holidays, inspections, and being aware. The holidays and boating The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is urging all boaters to use extra caution while boating during the upcoming July 4th holiday.  The 4th of July, along with Memorial Day and Labor Day, typically account…

No Discharge Zones

No Discharge Zones:  The following excerpt is from Connecticut DEEP’s website.  Visit the page and read the full article here. What are No Discharge Zones? An effort to improve and preserve the quality of coastal waters in Long Island Sound and its harbors is in place.  The Connecticut DEEP has taken steps to ban all…

OSHA and Boating

OSHA and Boating are nothing new. What is Good Housekeeping on a boat? Good housekeeping implies that we always organize, unclutter, and keep hazard-free conditions on our vessel.  I know, this is a relatively simple concept.   So, the benefits that can be realized from good housekeeping practices are far reaching.  This affects not only workers’…